There is an improv exercise called One Word Story. For those of my readers that are unfamiliar with it, a line of improvisers tell a story one word at a time. I suppose you could’ve guessed that from the title … Continue reading
When we attended the Big Stinking Improv Fest, our first show was at Ester’s Pool, a very cool space on 6th street in downtown Austin, Texas. It’s coolness not withstanding, they didn’t have a backstage at the time, this may … Continue reading
When I first started doing improv, it was like falling in love. I think a lot of improvisers feel the same way, it’s intoxicating, you want to be doing it all the time and when you aren’t, you’re talking about … Continue reading
If anyone was wondering if my last story was fanciful, here is video of the incident.
Once, the Chainsawboys performed in Boston as a part of improv festival at a space call Improv Asylum. Our hosts were extremely friendly and kind so we were given the prime eight o’clock slot. It was a packed house and … Continue reading
Musical improv is very popular. If it is done properly, it’s a magic trick, a song from a suggestion. In the interest of full disclosure, singing is not one of my innate talents. I don’t even sing in the shower, … Continue reading